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10 Things To Do If You Had A Traumatic Birth Experience

It began calmly in the middle of the night. My water broke on its own. Our drive to the hospital was blissfully free of contractions. But 37 hours later, I found myself in the operating room about to have a Cesarean. A week after my son’s birth, I went to the emergency room with extensive […]

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4 Ways to Keep Our Children Safe this Summer

Chances are you’ve already kissed a boo-boo or two this summer.  Or maybe you’ve already made a trip to the ER.  As a mama to three boys ages six and under, I am no stranger to boo-boos and stitches. It is a point of pride that our family went nine boy-years before someone needed stitches! Our youngest […]

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A Twin Cities Mom’s Guide to the Month of July 2017

It's summer in Minnesota! We made it to another season of sunshine, lakes, and lots of fun! We’re here to help you make the most of these summer months in the Twin Cities by bringing you all the fun and activities in one easy guide so you don’t miss a thing! This is month #7! We’ll [...]
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2017 Guide to Twin Cities 4th of July Celebrations

Throw on your best red, white, and blue and celebrate the 4th of July at one of these family-friendly celebrations! From fireworks and parades to live music and great food, you can enjoy the sights of the season at an event near you!  NorthEastSouthWestMinneapolis & St. PaulNorth Coon Rapids Fourth of July Community Celebration Where: [...]
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5 Tips for Surviving the Summer Heat While Pregnant

Summer is barely upon us, and already I’m complaining. Sure, I love the warm evenings when dusk stretches out until after ten o’clock. I love the tree-lined streets bursting with green, the flowers blooming like fireworks in the backyard, the distant rumbling that precedes a good storm. I love the cloudless, breezy days you’d give […]

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How I Coped with My Child’s Unexpected Diagnosis

When my youngest son Ronin was born almost three years ago, we were thrilled to be adding a third boy to our crew!  Our 20-week ultrasound came back clear and healthy, and due to my age and previous typical pregnancies, the other tests were optional.  To my husband and me, the tests were just tests, […]

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There is Beauty in Your Pregnancy, Even if it Ended Early

Not too long ago our seemingly healthy pregnancy came to a surprising and terribly sad end somewhere near our second trimester. Now, before you worry about feeling too many sad feelings as you read this, my message isn’t one of only pain, though there is a place for that. Today I want to talk about something […]

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